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## Homework Statement

A car is waiting at a stoplight. Just as the light turns green and the car starts to accelerate, a truck passes at a constant velocity in the next lane. The truck passes at a velocity 25.0 m/s while the car accelerates 5.00 m/s^2 both in the same direction,

Calculate the distance travelled by the car before it overtakes the truck?

Car's speed as it overtakes the truck?

## Homework Equations

I am a little confused on this one.

## The Attempt at a Solution

I think you have to use the formula vf^2=Vi^2 +2ad but am not sure. Do you combine 2 formulas?

any help would be appreciated